Full season begins Memorial Day Weekend!

This coming Saturday, May 28th, the Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad officially kicks off its 2022 season. On Saturday, we resume our normal schedule, offering train rides on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays (closed Monday through Wednesday, with only our business office open to take your phone calls). Saturday’s departures include our 11 am Wolf …

Thomas returns to Boone in September ’22!

It’s official! We can now announce that Thomas The Tank Engine will be returning to Boone, Iowa in September, and that tickets are on sale! Our 2022 Day Out With Thomas event is taking place on September 10, 11, 16, 17, and 18. Tickets are $20 per person and include a ride behind Thomas The …

2021 Santa Express tickets on sale November 1

Tickets for our 2021 Santa Express trains will go on sale November 1 (online at midnight, or via phone at 9 AM). For a complete look at departure dates, and additional event information, visit bsvrr.com/events. To purchase tickets when they go on sale, visit bsvrr.com/tickets, or call (515) 432-4249.

2021 Regular Season Winding Down

Our full schedule ends on Sunday, October 31, but there are still opportunities for you to take a train ride with us. Tickets still remain for our Fraser Trains on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. There are still seats available on our final Pumpkin Express train on Saturday morning. And, you can still take a …

Attention Educators!

Can you believe that it’s February? The end of the school year will be here before we know it. Are your students learning about transportation? Maybe you’re just looking for a new experience for your students. From April through early June, and September through October, we operate special school charters through the Des Moines River …